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The company has received requests for .onion SSL certificates after issuing one to Facebook
The tool simulates man-in-the-middle attacks to detect SSL/TLS vulnerabilities and implementation issues
A vulnerability in SSL 3.0 enabled the POODLE attack. In the meantime, Chrome 39 will no longer support SSL 3.0 fallback for TLS connections.
Facebook is also working on a mobile Tor site
Attackers are increasingly using SSL to encrypt data they steal, which poses challenges for security
Apple and Google should also rethink their plans to enable smartphone encryption by default, he says.
Longer passwords would be more resistant to brute-force attacks
US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI. But will Silicon Valley care?
The wave of attacks through malicious advertisements continues to hit visitors of popular websites
Shades of "The Wire": The agency has talked to Apple and Google about concerns that new security will help criminals, the director says.
Simply Secure will identify usability problems in open-source privacy tools and will work with developers to address them
Law enforcement would have to approach a device's owner since the encryption keys are stored on the device
The company said it has made an encryption breakthrough that will put financial institutions at ease
New encryption is in place in U.S. stores, the retailer said -- small consolation for those who were affected.
Pretty Easy Privacy system aims to make encryption of written online communication accessible to masses